Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Arlington High School

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Camp Waskowitz

Colville Indian Agency

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Old Granary Building

Collins Building

Valley Schoolhouse

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Jensen-Byrd Building

Marine Supply Block

First United Methodist Church

McReavy House

Holy Rosary

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Snohomish County Courthouse

Sand Point Naval Station

Packard House

Moran School Administration Building

Downtown Sprague

Parlor Car #1799

Scottish Rite

Surrey Downs

Thayer Barn

Robert Morris Earthwork

Trafton Elementary

Old Tumwater Brewery

Steilacoom Train Depot

Old Ellensburg Hospital

East Seattle School

Elks Building

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

McNeil Island

Port Angeles Fire Station

St. Ignatius Hospital

Vashon Elementary Gym

P-I Globe

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Longfellow School

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Digester Building

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Schooner Wawona

Morgan Middle School

Point Hudson

Dvorak Barn

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

William O. McKay Ford

Curran House

Lone Star Cement Building

Donovan District

Masonic Home of Washington

BF Tabbott House

National Guard of Washington Armory

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Waldo General Hospital

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

McMillin Bridge

Day Block

Oysterville Historic District

Howard S. Wright House

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Kapus Farmstead

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Carmack House

Scout House

First Hill Apartments

South Harbor Park Stack

First United Methodist Church

Camp Kilworth

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Washington’s Historic Barns

Washington Hall

Dorsey Bulding

Reard Freed Farmstead

Coke Oven Park

Haller House

St. Nicholas Church

Post Hospital

Old City Hall

Nuclear Reactor Building

Hastings Buildings

Northern State Hospital

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Shelton Gymnasium

Ellensburg Depot

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Old Ritzville Highschool

Kelley Farm

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Electric Building

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Bush House

Hyer Farm

Providence Heights College

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Puget Power Building

Libbey House

Old Woodinville School

Lincoln School

Blaine Depot

National Historic District

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Mukai Farm and Garden

Enchanted Valley Chalet

LaFramboise Farmstead

Downtown Mount Vernon

The Showbox

Fowler House

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Bruggemann Ranch

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Murray Morgan Bridge

Bettinger House

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Skykomish Hotel

Harborview Hall

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Green Mountain Lookout

Fort Steilacoom

Stephenson House